Harshavardhan Simhadri

Postdoctoral Fellow
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Office: 50A-2121A
Phone: 510.486.6225 (O)

My research interests are in the areas of Parallel and I/O-efficient
algorithms for large data sets, and theoretical and practical aspects of
Parallel Computing with an emphasis on scheduling for locality.


  • Write-Avoiding Algorithms (poster)
    (with Erin Carson, James Demmel, Laura Grigori, Nicholas Knight, Penporn Koanantakool and Oded Schwartz)
  • Using Symmetry to Schedule Matrix Multiplication
  • Provably Efficient Scheduling of Dynamically Allocating Programs on Parallel Cache Hierarchies
    (with Guy E. Blelloch, Jeremy T. Fineman and Phillip B. Gibbons)

Program-Centric Cost Models for Locality and Parallelism

Publications (DBLP)

Position Paper

Teaching Assistant

  • 15-750: Graduate Algorithms (Spring 2011)
  • 15-499: Parallel Algorithms (Spring 2009)

2007-2013: Ph.D., CS Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Advisor: Guy Blelloch
2003-2007: B.Tech, IIT Madras, Major: CS, Minor: Physics.